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how long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?

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Dr. Cassandra Lee
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 wks +/-: Depends on the severity of your injury. Strain is usually caused by acute trauma from sprinting, cutting, or kicking. Initially, focus on ice/rest/antiinflammatories. When the pain improves after a few days, begin easy stretches of hip flexors. In recovery, focus on flexibility and core strengthening. Gradually return to normal physical activity, letting pain be your guide.
Answered on Dec 12, 2018
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Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
Flexor strain: A flexor strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal. This can sometimes be associated with labral tearing and/or femoracetabular impingement (fai). Pt can speed up the healing.
Answered on Dec 12, 2018

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